Sunday: Free Article-Writing Class at Word Bookstore!

Just wanted to let you all know that I’ll be teaching a free, hour-long class about article writing for Gotham Writers’ Workshop at the excellent Word Bookstore in Brooklyn. I basically run it as an ask-me-anything lightning-round Q&A about article...
Lessons from Personal Essay Class

Lessons from Personal Essay Class

I’ve taught a few class sessions on personal essay writing lately, which means I’ve read some personal essay assignments of late. It’s much easier to see the chinks in others’ writing than it is to see it in our own, so I feel as if I’m...
Launching Your Blog: Class Coming Soon!

Launching Your Blog: Class Coming Soon!

I am starting a short (three-session), in-person class this month about Launching Your Blog. This will take students step-by-step through the process of setting up and starting a blog: establishing your mission, choosing a name, coming up with posts, writing...

I’m Giving Away a Skillshare Membership

To thank one of you loyal (or even not-so-loyal) readers, I’m giving away a free Premium Membership to Skillshare (on which I teach a few writing classes) for a year. This allows you to take unlimited classes, and they’ve got a ton of writing-related...

What Good Writers Know

I’m teaching three writing classes this term, and what this has brought home to me, besides the fact that I need to manage my time better, is the fact that when it comes to writing — or any other endeavor that involves creativity — is that the vast majority of...